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's actually the 84th anniversary of doctor martin luther king's birth. many people know who doctor king was, a clergyman, activist, husband, father, the most prominent promoter of nonviolence and civil disobedience; he received the nobel peace prize in 1964 in recognition of his nonviolence. only we discussing assault weapons ban ammunitions but acknowledging that today would have been doctor martin luther king's 84th birthday, a very prolific activist. i would like to recognize and former city employee and decorated soldier mr. hillyer terry, born june 4, 1923. while attending college he was drafted to serve in world war ii; he served the united states army from 1943 to 1946 where he received an honorable discharge; he was awarded the american theater campaign medal; the eaim campaign medal with four bronze stars, good combat medal, world war ii victory medal. he was the city and county
birthday of martin luther king, jr. a victim of gun violence. >> i do not use them, i keep them around, so cash is better at this point. >> since the cash has run out, people will be given a voucher, if you still have a couple more hours to do it, the voucher congress redeemed in the next 30 days. in the meantime, the district attorney will be working to raise more money. all the guns collected today will be destroyed. >> the president will announce the new gun control proposal tomorrow. the president is expected to push for a ban assault weapons and high capacity magazines and universal background checks. as the gun debate continues the nra is facing new criticism, this time it's because of a game on itunes. it came out on the one-month of the sandy hook shootding. that was yesterday. players use a variety of of weapons, including assault weapons to fire on in door and outdoor gun ranges. the nra will not say they authorized the use of their name. last month the ceo blamed the nation's gun violation on violent video games. >> a birth control pill for men. researches are woerking on a pill
in maryland. his assignment in san francisco was visation valley or martin luther king. he's maintained a 3.7 gpa and is not challenged. he has almost no homework and no projects. the gate program seems to be unorganized and communication with the teachers has resulted in little change. in order to reach martin luther king, kesean must take two buses results in a one-hour commute each way. we live five blocks from (inaudible) middle school. he was registered this december with abstos, we were understood that these schools were banned. his father was told that he would have no information about waiting list until march 2013, really, the list does not all right exist? what are the options for a solid student in this system? how can we get a good education for kesean? how can we plan alternative for what is not providing him with a challenged or adequate education? any places for me to pursue this? >> we have you get with the chief of staff, and have the middle schools to follow up with you. >> to whom do i give this? thank you. >> good evening ladies and gentlemen of the board of education. i
monday on the martin luther king holiday in san rafael. >>> a wife passionately pleading for help to find the killer of her husband and solve this year's first and only homicide so far in san jose. nbc bay area's bob redell is live outside police headquarters. the question is do the investigators have any real leads? >> reporter: no, they don't. good morning to you, john. a sergeant tells us in his words it's a big question mark as to who shot and killed yvonne segura from san jose, married with a young child. police are confident someone knows what happened. that's why this morning his wife stepped in front of the cameras to plead with the community to come forward with any information to help catch the person who killed her husband. >> it is very hard for me because i have a daughter, 5-year-old. she's asking for him and i don't have answers. i'm very sad for my daughter. >> reporter: she spoke with us for about five minutes before it became too difficult to go on. she told us how nice a man her husband was, everyone loved him. she and her family have no idea why he was shot and killed
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to be this saturday, the same weekend as martin luther king day. and that's no coincidence. >> i believe that gun appreciation day honors the legacy of dr. king. i think martin luther king would agree with me if he were alive today. >> stephen: yes, dr. king would be pro-gun just as surely as jesus would be pro-nail. [ laughter ] because like mr. ward, dr. king understood that the root of all oppression is lack of firepower. [ laughter ] >> if african-americans had been given the right to keep and bear arms from day one of the country's founding, perhaps slavery might not have been a chapter in our history. [ laughter ] >> stephen: yes! if only america's founders had turned to the people they owned and chained into servitude and said, "here's your gun. use it responsibly." [ laughter ] i guess all larry ward is saying is that america would be a better place if george washington and thomas jefferson had been shot by their slaves. [ laughter ] because he's a reasonable man -- of course, not as reasonable as this debate's sanest voice the motor city madman, ted tugent! who, it turns out, is crazy fo
. they plan to hand out more vouchers at another gun buy back which is planned for the martin luther king day holiday. here are the final numbers. a total of 827 guns were turned in. in novato 227 were taken off the streets san rafael 223. in central marin 206 guns were turned in. 71 guns were collected in marin city. and 50 guns were taken in point reyes. >> police officers in the town of galt. outside sacramento. are mourning the loss of one of their own. after he was gunned down in the line of duty investigators say, 35-year- old officer kevin tonn. was killed by a burglary suspect this morning as he responded to a break-in call. the suspect took shots at another officer. but missed. he then apparently turned the gun on himself and took his own life. galt police say, tonn had been with the department for three -and-a-half years. >> jacqueline: we are going to see a warming trend. definitely, comfortable. with a bit warmer. as for take a look outside at the satellite this ridge of high pressure is building offshore. in fact, this is called a blocking patterns. l be up and a round of us. for
to martin luther king. and also the 49ers, playin atlanta falcons. atlanta georgia is the new gay capital. what i would like to say also to the board of supervisors and all of you all is that i heard that the supervisor in district 8 talk about twin peaks. i still stay in the -- (indiscernible) the good thing about, we have two gay cities, for the super bowl. what i want to say to you, remember bare rust, harvey milk. bare ruston (sounds like) a black gay man. i believe the day would come when all of god's children, (indiscernible) (indiscernible) times have changed. i hope that you can get the gay pride (indiscernible) and these two supervisors. hopefully you can be there too. and speak on that date. thank you. >> thank you. >> any members of the public wish to speak in general public comment. seeing none it is close. >> items 33-40 are considered for immediate and unanimous adoption. if an board member request discussion that would be separate. roll call. >> items 33-40. >> supervisor campos: aye >> supervisor chiu: aye >> president: aye >> supervisor cohen: aye >> supervisor farrell: a
-free financing on selected models. but hurry, the special financing offer ends martin luther king, jr. day. don't miss the year end clearance sale at sleep train. superior service, best selection, lowest price, guaranteed. ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ 644 a m and san jose mineta at international airport has canceled today's flights of the new boeing 787 during lighter plane as problems continue for the jet. one of the plans was forced to make emergency landing earlier today in western japan after an alarm and a caught but warned of a battery problem. police in san jose are looking for a man who tried to kidnap a 2 year-old playing in front and her friend yard. it happened around 530 last night in the 200 block of day 0 court when a man walked up and tried to grab the girl from her mother's arms. the mom was able to wrestle her daughter out of the man's hands. he was described as hispanic, between 20 to 30 years old and was wearing a red cap. more than 8000 school bus drivers are on strike. most of the city's 1.1 million student school schools already c transportation. >> inflat
, this and that because they have the time but what can you do? now, in district 10, in a school named after doctor martin luther king we have a principal to punish a child the principal sat on this child. the san francisco board knows about it. some of you know about it. they will have a press conference a few days from now and address the situation. i was here the last meeting where it two women from each chamber, each were talking and talking, appointing one another to be president. in the end they withdrew that because it was a farce. and you think the world is not looking at it. what type of process do we have in this chamber? what type of process? you reviewed your speech, see if you contribute directly to the constituents of san francisco. there are so many issues out there, important issues. what do you talk about? this that and the other which makes no sense. imagine if you're traveling from one place to the other and you know where you are going, to whatever. logistics. this is an international city that does not respect the first people. i can give you another 200 reasons, good stuff that w
of first. in commemoration of martin luther king's birthday this month, i second supervisor campos words, they were beautiful. we have never had a woman of color as board president. and i think it is time for san francisco, in this diversity and pioneer spirit to address this and make this happen. congratulations to all of the new supervisors. welcome. i look forward to working with all of you. god bless. >> thank you. next speaker. >> mr. president, ladies and gentlemen. this is a new year. and the board of supervisors should set off on a new footing to do something tangible for those who cannot help themselves.
first inauguration. the ore belonged to dr. martin luther king jr. >> the greater hope is that the nation, particularly congress, derives inspiration from what my father and his ideals represented. >> president obama gets sworn in during a big ceremony on monday which is also martin luther king day this year. the real inaugural will be held on private on sunday, january 20th. ktvu will have live coverage of the inauguration on sunday. ken pritchett and tori campbell will be in the washington, d.c. >> finally open some time next month. the city's redevelopment agency is overseeing that project to convert a store front into a place where officers can do administrative work. the time table during today's board meeting. the police chief says police presence should help cut down on crime. >> whatever we can do to keep officers in the field. we don't want them to have to go back to the stations so what we'd like is once the officers leave the station the substation station is in the middle of the two. it keeps the officers in on or in the area. >> the space will be available
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are closed for the martin luther king, jr., holiday, so we're looking at american innovation and competitiveness. join us for this "n.b.r." special edition: "u.s. innovation." >> tom: a rebound in the housing market and a multitude of new models may help truck sales to their best year since the financial crisis. new trucks unveiled at the north american international auto show in detroit this week aren't just more powerful, they're also more fuel efficient and loaded with new technology. ruben ramirez reports. >> reporter: if 2012 was the year of the fuel efficient "green car," 2013 is shaping up to be the year of the truck. the big three-- gm, ford and chrysler-- all are out with new 2013 models or concept pickups that will start hitting showrooms over the next few years. the three are fierce competitors in the full-size pickup segment where profit margins are larger compared to cars. jeffries auto analyst peter nesvold says automakers make $12,000 to $15,000 in profit for each full-size truck they sell. >> to put that into perspective, small cars might be anywhere from $2,0
cash. but next monday, martin luther king birthday, they're going to have another buy back program and will be handing out vouchers instead of cash but hoping for another big turnout. >> thank you very much. san francisco is moving closer to enacting a tough gun control measure. the supervisor introduced legislation making it illegal for residents to possess ultradeadly hollow point bullets. which pose a hazard to law enforcement. the bill would require stores to notify police if someone buys large amounts of ammunition. >> purchases 500 rounds or more, or frequency of purchases we'd like there to be a data base for that. then, we want to ban the more lethal ammunition there. is no place for it on the streets. >> a lot of year, san francisco defend a local law requiring safe storage of handguns and a ban against the sale of hollow point bullets. the national rifle association challenged both laws. >> a man turned up dead in the trunk of his car, now, investigators are looking for the person response yichblt a deputy discovered sean parker's body checking in a car near snonla state
the birthday of martin luther king, jr.. >> that was something he believed very passionately and advocate sdmrd the da will tell us tomorrow how many guns it has collected today, and there is another buyback scheduled here in marin county for next monday. the da say that is buyback is going to go on as planned, but, again, people will get vouchers, not cash, for their weapons. ktvu channel 2 news. >>> president barack obama and vice president joe biden plan to unveil their packages tomorrow aimed at reducing gun violence. they'll be joined by children across the country who wrote to the president in the wake of the newtown school shooting. the president is reportedly weighing 19 additional steps he could take through executive order meaning without congressional approval. >>> san jose's new interim police chief spoke out for the first time today telling us what he hopes to accomplish and why he doesn't want the job full time. >> for personal reasons, i did not, but i'd be more than happy to take the interim position now, and i'm looking forward to the challenge and -- and trying to improve mora
to see this service day, both to honor the memory of martin luther king junior and also a tradition we hope will live on and become part of inaugurations regardless who is in our position in four years. one more event on saturday evening, the kids' inaugural children's concert. this was started by dr. biden and first lady michelle obama. an extension of their work they have done through the joining forces initiative to help honor and support military families and will take place at the convention septemberer, which is where both balls will take place. we will put out details of talent. we have put out an initial list of talent that will be appearing at the balls on monday night and the kids' concert. this is a logistical lift to get that all pieced together as a puzzle and we hope by friday to announce which acts will be appearing. over half of the audience will be made up of military kids and this is a great place to honor the men and women and families that support them. on tuesday, jumping ahead, there will be the traditional prayer service taking place at the national cathedral. th
, and that's why martin luther king's legacy is so important. >> jennifer: well, and of course guns are per vase nif a lot of communities struggling with poverty. what should we be doing to eliminate poverty in this country? >> very much like what the plt did today he said we're going to focus on gun. that's wonderful. behind it let's make poverty and let's make access to resources a priority. think about detroit, think about the south side of chicago. think about poor whites in appalachia, about what is going on in indian reservations. this kind of violence has been going on a long time among pour people. we have to have a much more comprehensive understanding of how we can access all of our citizens as well as human being around the world. >> jennifer: and the question of course is how do you lead on this issue? getting his members of congress to fallow has been an enormous challenge, whether it is guns or taking a look at the safety net of this country. so you are launching an initiative starting tomorrow which will help to be another voice on that bully pulpit tell
. it was not a popular piece of legislation. there is a wonderful phone conversation that lbj calls martin luther king and he said martin, i want you to find the worst place you can in the south where negro is the term then. a negro has to recite the constitution and can't get the vote. you find that place and you bring all your leaders down there and get people down there and you get that on television and you get that broadcast and i will shove this bill through. when the average guy and selma was the place. because the average american who is riding a tractor or living in the suburbs or living in a northern state will say wait a minute, it's not fair. he said the issue is not whether you are black or white, the issue is that everybody is equal. and that was very important. i think what obama is saying now it's not democratic or republican, let's make the country safer. >> thanks so much for joining us. up next, does a gun change the way you think? we'll examine that as the cycle rolls on. [ male announcer ] this is bob, a regular guy with an irregular heartbeat. the usual, bob? not today. [ male an
gun buyback scheduled this monday. the martin luther king day holiday. maureen kelly kron4 news. >> now for some perspective on just how many guns are off bay area streets since december: oakland and san francisco both held gun buy-packs and the results were impressive. oakland collected 300 guns. san francisco had 296 guns turned in. so nearly 600 guns - off the streets in one day on decemner 16th. people were given $200 dollars in exchange for their guns - the money coming from non-profit groups and private donations. >> pam: in san francisco, two pieces of gun control legislation were introduced to the board of supervisors. the first bans the possession of military style ammunition, such as hollow- point bullets. the sale of those bullets is already illegal. this action would make having them a misdeamenor. the second requires police notification, when someone in san francisco buys 500- rounds of ammunition or more. this includes online purchases. the supervisor sponsoring the changes says, they will make a difference. >> i deal with it every day. i check in with my police st
plan for the martin luther king day holiday. >> hear the final numbers. a total of 827 guns were turned in. in navato, to launch a 27 or taken off the streets. >> in san raphael 223. >> in central iran to lunch and six guns. >> 71 guns were collected in marin county. >> in 50 undertaken in from point reyes. >> in san francisco, to piece of gun control legislation were introduced to the board of supervisors. >> the first bands, plu possession of military style ammunition, such as hollow point bullets. >> the sale of those bullets is already illegal. this action would take--make having them a misdemeanor. >> the second requires police notification, when someone in san francisco by 500 rounds of ammunition or more. this includes online purchases. >> two weeks ago which is pulled off an ak-47. the work continues. the policing is there on the forefront as well as the legislation. >> it will take several steps to make these two changes in the law we will keep you posted on there developed developments. >> police in sacramento--in the town ofgalt outside of sacramento are mourning the loss of
weekend, and it's intended to encourage americans across the country to volunteer in remembrance of martin luther king jr. khelsea china clinton's role she can speak, and encouraging events in all 50 states. if you want to see more go to www.currenttv/"thewarroom." andspeakingofcivilrightsactivist andspeakingofcivilrightsactivist s, david david campos is would like to rename the airport after harvey milk. campos already has four cosponsors. there are airport across the country already named for individuals, but if this legislation passes, san francisco would be the first airport in the world to honor somebody who is openly gay. appropriate. all right then our favorite statistician senate silver who wrote the book "the signal and the noise: why so many predictions fail and some don't," that's the title of it. he learned why some predictions failed this past sunday because last week he appeared on espn. he predicted that the seattle seahawks would be in the super bowl. >> with seattle you saw a team blowing people out. the point differential is a predictor going forward of how well a team w
who had ordered a gun through the mail. and martin luther king jr., by somebody who got their gun the same way. in 1968, in terms of robert f. kennedy being killed, we passed the 1968 gun control act, which up to that point was the strictest gun control we had had. one thing it did was restrict getting it through the mail. when they say things like you have to protect guns in your home against somebody mentally ill, that is an incentive to do the sane and obvious thing, and restrictions on gun dealers, not to sell ammunition over the internet, the way that the shooter in aurora bought their ammunition. >> so by their logic, right, i mean, it is really disgusting. so by their logic, are they saying schools are also drug-free zones, so basically we should let junkies come up and shoot up in the school yard? if we get through gun-free zones, drug-free -- the logic is ridiculous. it shows they're losing support, all the polls show it within their movement, outside their movement, and they know it is a death knell to fight this, the parents, the victims, the people who survived this gu
for them to raise the cash but next monday martin luther king jr. birthday they are going to have another buy-back program. they will be handing out vouchers instead of cash but they are hoping for another big turn out. reporting from police headquarters here in novato. abc 7 news. >> tomorrow president obama will propose new federal assault weapon ban and background check of all gun buyers. mean while today new york state voted in the nation toughest gun restrictions. governor cuomo signed the bill. out law military style weapon. restrict ammunition magazine to 7 rounds. and requires background check to buy bullet. another provision requires mental health professionals to tell state authorities if a patient threatens to use a gun illegally. >> develop nuts tonight. japan 2 largely east airline grounded the flight of boeing 787 dream liner. after the latest safety scare led to emergency evacuation. happened today in western japan after cockpit message showed battery problem problems. this is the lateness strength of issues for boeing newest and most tech logically advanced plane.
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of martin luther king and robert kennedy. 23 executive actions now signed and are called for a new law that would include universal background checks and a ban on assault weapons and high-can pa -- high-capacity ammunitions. it's a chance for all americans to come together. already, we're hearing the same old hysterical voices on the right. senator marco rubio saying the president is abusing his power. the governor of mississippi claiming the president is anti-constitutional and vowing to pass a state law overriding the white house. rush limbaugh, accusing the president of using kids as human shields. but the lowest of the low was that video put out by the nra. dragging the president's children into the debate. >> are the president's kids more important than yours? and why is he skeptble about putting armed security in our schools when his kids are prikted by armed guards at their school? >> the nra really can't understand why the president's children received protection? the white house called that video repugnant and cowardly. the nra just doesn't understand how the tragedy at sandy
for the martin luther king day holiday. the final numbers a total of 827 guns were turned and. and novato, 227 were taken out the streets and stammer fell 223. and central rent 206 guns were turned and and 71 guns were collected in marin city. if the guns were taken in from point reyes. >> at 915 rob black will be here on sat talking about winner's and losers on wall street. seven 06 a.m. and we will be back with more and a couple of minutes. it is a little more fun to watch from our mt. tam cam then exit the out side especially if you're not wearing a jacket. we will be back in a couple of minutes. mçó4+y?i [ male announcer ] the career landscape of america is changing. new jobs are here, and by 2025, we could have millions more that demand qualified college graduates. many in the bay area. at devry university, our market-responsive bachelor's and master's degree programs can give you what you need to succeed in today's careers and the ones on the horizon. get the know how you need for a new tomorrow at our 4 bay area locations, online or both. learn more at devry.edu. and let nothing stand
the president's children, the ridiculous statements that were made about slavery and martin luther king. what this is doing is this is isolating the advocates of the gun manufacturers into an increasingly small minority. these kind of statements were very good for the majority of us that want to see some common sense measures. and, you know, the most absurd statement that these advocates, these gun manufacturer advocates say is this is an encroachment on the second amendment. let's be clear for the viewers here. there's been one case in the last hundred years, the heller case that there was an individual right to bear a hand gunn inside your home. that's the extent to which the supreme court ever recognized the second amendment right. even in that case justice scalia said things like assault weapons, background checks, high-capacity magazines are totally on the table. so those gun nuts that are suggesting that this ask an encroachment on the second amendment have no idea what the second amendment says and have never read the only case that has ever held that there is an individual right to be
interest-free financing on selected models. but hurry, the special financing offer ends martin luther king, jr. day. don't miss the year end clearance sale at sleep train. superior service best selection lowest price guaranteed. ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ >>> 5:12. welcome back. we're going to check the roads now. >> we do that with elizabeth. take it away. >> all right. thanks, guys. we'll go out towards the bay bridge where we learn they just picked up some overnight roadwork. there were only a couple of lanes on the incline section over night. they just picked it up around 5 a.m. so you're good to go all the way across the upper deck heading into san francisco. no brake lights at all. and no metering lights yet. well see some changes in that about an hour. for right now you're good to go. live look near the dublin interchange westbound and eastbound 580. only 14 minutes from the altamont pass to 680 so not too bad yet as you make your way through livermore towards vasco road. other traffic cameras, it is a live look at the getting go
to a prominent historian and editor martin luther king jr.'s papers. it's part of three days of "book tv" this weekend. on monday. washington journal continues. host: we're back with the house democrat -- with the top democrat on the house ways and means committee, sander levin. you said you're not confident that tax reform will happen in 2013. guest: because so much is happening. the way the republicans are threatening to use the debt ceiling delays everything and it puts the perspective in the wrong place. i think it is a serious mistake for them to even think about that. you were talking earlier about the articles this morning saying how dangerous it is to use the debt ceiling to essentially put the full faith and credit of this country in real jeopardy. so i very concerned about the consequences of doing that or even threatening to do it immediately and, also, it really shifts the focus, instead of it being on the debt ceiling, it should be elsewhere, including tax reform. host: tax reform does not happen in 2013. guest: it may not happen. host: what is the impact of that, what is th
, the nation will celebrate the inauguration of martin luther king's birthday. monday also marks 2.5 year anniversary of the enactment of the dodd-frank act. to commemorate the occasion, i would like to take a few moments to talk about the act, specifically with this allocation of resources and opportunity cost that have arisen from the many false assumptions underlying the act. and how they continue to impact the commission's everyday efforts to carry out its mission to protect investors and maintaining fair quarterly and efficient markets and you can say this about the dodd-frank act. it is a perfect example of not letting it good practice for weeks. indeed, the act is a model of a new paradigm of legislation. the core concept in this case, regulatory reform, overwhelmed of wish list items. what continues to amaze me that the act is not only what it covers in its many pages, but the crucial regulatory issues. the juxtaposition of the two is daunting. it talks about the full disclosure rules from the congo mineral harvest. it can be a ticking timebomb of senate race. that leaves the refo
on washington to prominent historian and editor of martin luther king jr.'s papers. it's part of three days of booktv this weekend, monday featuring authors and books on the inauguration; president obama and martin luther king jr. >> yesterday sander levin, the ranking member on the house ways and means committee finish the committee responsible for writing tax legislation -- talked about prospects for tax and entitlement reform in the 113th congress. speaking at an event hosted by the christian science monitor, this is just over an hour. >> okay, folks, let's get ourselves going here. thanks for coming. i'm dave cook from the monitor. welcome to our first breakfast of the new year. our guest this morning is representative sander levin of michigan, ranking member of the house ways and means committee. this is his first visit with our group, and we welcome him. he's a detroit native, earned his bachelor's degree at the university of chicago, a master's in international relations from columbia and a law degree from harvard. he was elected to the michigan state senate in 1964 and served as the
the inauguration. president obama, and martin luther king jr. >> every weekend latest nonfiction authors and books are featured on booktv. you can see past programs and schedules our website and you can join in the conversation on social media sites. >> congress talked about avoiding the death sequester. congressman levin is the ranking member on house ways and means committee. is that this is sponsored by the christian science monitor. it is one hour. >> thank you for coming. i am david cote from the monitor. our guest this morning is representative sander levin of. he is a detroit native. he has a masters in international relations from harvard and was elected to the michigan state senate in 1964 and service the senate minority leader. under the current administration he was under the agency for international development and was elected to the house in 1980 to four years after his brother carl was elected to the senate. in march 2010, he won the battle of chairman of the ways and means committee. there is no embargo and breakfast is over except that c-span has agreed not to use video of the sess
, the special financing offer ends martin luther king, jr. day. don't miss the year end clearance sale at sleep train. superior service, best selection, lowest price, guaranteed. ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ >>> president obama struggling with the debt ceiling, that's always a fun comedy premise. wow. this will be good. debt premise. no, president obama told congress it must raise our debt limit because the u.s. is, quote, not a deadbeat nation. yeah. and the president added, by the way, if china calls, i'm not here. >> conan o'brien poking fun at the latest financial crisis. comedians, of course, joking about it. the country's debt, one of the big issues facing the president over the next four years. alison kosik is taking an in-depth look at how we got there and why it is important to do something about it. >> reporter: the challenge? taming the national debt. just a few steps from the billboards of times square is a billboard of a certain sort. the national debt clock. new york real estate developer seymour durst set up the first debt clock in 1989. >> when my father designe
the assassinations of bobby kennedy and martin luther king, jr. >> these tragedies must end. and to end them, we must change. >> fulfilling a promise he made one month ago in newtown, connecticut, president obama will unveil a series of proposals today to curb gun violence. >> the president has made clear he intends to take a comprehensive approach. >> sources familiar with the president's plan tells nbc news he will ask congress to pass significant reforms, including universal background checks on gun buyers anywhere, including at gun shows. a crackdown on gun trafficking, imposing harsher penalties on gun sellers who fail to perform background checks, targeting those folks who sell multiple guns to potential felons. a ban on high-capacity ammunition magazines. and it pushed for a renewed assault weapons ban. those policies will likely spark a heated political debate in washington, but it's a debate the white house is signalling it's ready for. including an audience of children from around the country who wrote the president letters about gun violence after newtown. the white house released some of
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